PolymersCA-51 UVT

Injection molding resin with medium heat resistance and melt flow rate. Offers excellent optical properties and design flexibility. Specially designed for UV light transparency. Suitable for parts or lens for medical device application.

15.0
Melt Flow Index
  • General Purpose
  • Injection Molding

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51 UVT

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

201

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

168

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

15

Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion (-30 to 30°C)

ASTM D696

mm/(mm-oC)

6 X 10^-5

Molding Shrinkage

ASTM D955

%

0.2-0.6

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51 UVT

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

8100

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

2.6

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

419000

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

14800

Flexural Modulus

ASTM D790

psi

432000

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

.3

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

2

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51 UVT

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.19

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51 UVT

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

92

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

<1.0

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

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**Applicable to the acrylic substrate

These suggestions and data are based on information we believe to be reliable. They are offered in good faith, but without guarantee, as conditions and methods of use are beyond our control. We recommend that the prospective user determine the suitability of our materials and suggestions before adopting them on a commercial scale.